Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An eagle ray (family Myliobatidae), especially Myliobatis californica of the Pacific coast of North America, which has a long whiplike tail with a stinging spine at its base.Related bat stingray
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal Bombay Natural History Society.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.